for Flood alert in force now Groundwater flooding in the Salisbury Plain area

Flooding is possible - be prepared

Groundwater levels in the Salisbury Plain are now falling across the area. However, groundwater levels remain high and we believe there remains a possibility of flooding of fields and roads for Cholderton, Collingbourne Ducis, Hanging Langford, Hindon, Hurdcott, Idmiston, Newton Tony, Orcheston, Porton, Salisbury, Shipton Bellinger, Shrewton, Stratford Sub Castle, Tidworth, Tilshead, Tisbury, Wilton, Winterbourne Stoke and Woodford. Residents are advised to ensure property flood resilience measures are in place and that pumps are working where they have been installed. The Met Office forecasts dry and settled weather to continue with some light rain expected early next week. Some borehole information can be found at https://flood-warning-information.service.gov.uk/river-and-sea-levels. We continue to monitor the groundwater situation carefully and will update this message on Friday 10/04/20 or as the situation changes.

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